Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 46352 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

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Contents

Summary of Contents: 4 works by 3 authors on the subjects of Arabic poetry, Sufi poetry, and Aphorisms and apothegms
1.

Poetry of the Hudhali bards Compiled by al-Sukkārī in the recension of (riwāyah) Rummānī, ʻAlī ibn ʻĪsá, -994 via Abū Bakr Aḥmad ibn Abī Sahl al-Ḥulwānī.

Incipit: يوم طهر الحرة شعر العجلان بن خليل حدثنا احمد بن محمد الحلواني قال حدثنا ابو سعيد قال الجمحي كان من شان بني ماهلة بن كاهل بن الحرث بن تميم بن سعد بن هذيل انهم كانوا حربا لبني سليم ...

Language(s): Arabic

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2.

Collection of verses gathered by Ibn al-Fāriḍ's grandson ‘Alī, which according to him were missed out in various copies of his grandfather's Dīwān. Transcribed from a manuscript dated Raj. 993/1585, present date not given

Incipit: الحمد لله الذي اختص حبيبه الاسني بمقام او ادنى ... قال الفقير المعترف ... علي سبط الشيخ ابن الفارض ... نظرت فى نسخ من ديوان شيخنا قدس ... الله سره ... فرايت النساخ جهلوا بغض كلامه
Language(s): Arabic

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3.

Mathal 1-41. Copied by Mīkhāʾīl Shām for Armand Pierre Caussin de Perceval in 1820

Incipit: المثل الاول قال اسد مرة خرج على ثورين فاجتمعا جميعا وكانا ينطحان بقرونهما ولا يمكناه ... من الدخول بينهما
Colophon: واما نساخته کتابنا هذا نقل فی محروسة باريس الي...الخواجا کوسین بید میخایل شام...فی شباط سنه 1820
Language(s): Arabic

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4.

Mathal 1-36. Transcribed from a copy produced by Ṣabbāgh, Mīkhāʾīl ibn Niqūlā, 1775 or 1776-1816 for J.J. Marcel, Director of the Imprimerie Nationale at Bulaq

Incipit: المثل الاول قال اسد مرة خرج على ثورين فاجتمعا جميعا وكانا ينطحان بقرونهما ولا يمكناه ... من الدخول بينهما
Colophon: بید...میخایل ابن نقولا صباغ ..وذلک باسم ...رییس المطبعة ومديرها مولاي الخواجا مرسيل
Language(s): Arabic

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Physical Description

Form: codex
1b-8b f. 9b-23a f. 25b-35a f. 39b-50b f.
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Layout

Hand(s)

Cursive Naskhi hand

History

Origin: 1929 CE

Record Sources

"Manuscript description based on Adam Gacek : Catalogue of the Arabic manuscripts in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1981".

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card for admissions procedures contact SOAS Archives and Special Collections Admissions. Contact docenquiry@soas.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript. Microfiche copy available for purchase from : Brill - IDC Publishers.

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC


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